Category Archives: 2017 Retrospectives

PETUNA to remove ASC logo from salmon products sourced from Macquarie Harbour; “I think we should take a lot more notice of the science”….

Continue reading PETUNA to remove ASC logo from salmon products sourced from Macquarie Harbour; “I think we should take a lot more notice of the science”….

THE Marine Harvest 2018 Salmon Industry Handbook has been published

Continue reading THE Marine Harvest 2018 Salmon Industry Handbook has been published

SEACHOICE new online resource “lets Canadians compare seafood retailers for sustainability”: Of transparency, commitments & achievements

Continue reading SEACHOICE new online resource “lets Canadians compare seafood retailers for sustainability”: Of transparency, commitments & achievements

“INVESTORS need ESG data and transparency….” New food index launched in New York; Salmon Aquaculture firms in the lead (MHG #1, lowest risk)

Continue reading “INVESTORS need ESG data and transparency….” New food index launched in New York; Salmon Aquaculture firms in the lead (MHG #1, lowest risk)

World’s#1 tuna firm Thai Union releases GRI G4-indexed 2017 Sustainability Report 

Continue reading World’s#1 tuna firm Thai Union releases GRI G4-indexed 2017 Sustainability Report 

TRANSPARENCY & traceability: Lidl UK becomes first UK-based discounter to join Sustainable Fisheries Partnership’s Ocean Disclosure Project (ODP)

Continue reading TRANSPARENCY & traceability: Lidl UK becomes first UK-based discounter to join Sustainable Fisheries Partnership’s Ocean Disclosure Project (ODP)

CERMAQ first corporation to joins UN Global Compact Ocean Action Platform; Release of 2017 Sustainability Report

Continue reading CERMAQ first corporation to joins UN Global Compact Ocean Action Platform; Release of 2017 Sustainability Report

GLOBAL salmon initiative publishes its 5th year of sustainability data (incl. 14 KPIs); ‘40% of GSI production now ASC-certified’

Continue reading GLOBAL salmon initiative publishes its 5th year of sustainability data (incl. 14 KPIs); ‘40% of GSI production now ASC-certified’

SURVEY: 92% of respondents stating that their reputation had been enhanced by ASC certification

Continue reading SURVEY: 92% of respondents stating that their reputation had been enhanced by ASC certification

AQUABOUNTY lists many risks to its GM salmon business; including possibility of labelling “which could negatively impact consumer acceptance”…

Continue reading AQUABOUNTY lists many risks to its GM salmon business; including possibility of labelling “which could negatively impact consumer acceptance”…

RECORD 1H18 profits for NZ King Salmon; But situation now more ‘challenging’… “extraordinarily hot summer has impacted the survival rates”

Continue reading RECORD 1H18 profits for NZ King Salmon; But situation now more ‘challenging’… “extraordinarily hot summer has impacted the survival rates”

75 Octopus Sector Report; Only small fraction of global octopus fisheries can be classified as sustainable, FIPs have important role to play – SFP

Continue reading 75 Octopus Sector Report; Only small fraction of global octopus fisheries can be classified as sustainable, FIPs have important role to play – SFP

ESCAPES: Inland Fisheries Ireland cautions against renewal and/or award of salmon farming licences “where conditions are not being adhered to”

Continue reading ESCAPES: Inland Fisheries Ireland cautions against renewal and/or award of salmon farming licences “where conditions are not being adhered to”

COOKE Aqua farm failure & escape aftermath: WA State legislature passes a Bill which could phase-out salmon farming by 2025

Continue reading COOKE Aqua farm failure & escape aftermath: WA State legislature passes a Bill which could phase-out salmon farming by 2025

WALMART HQ ‘Sustainability Summit’: “Our goal is to build transparency and continuous improvement with the seafood supply chain”

Continue reading WALMART HQ ‘Sustainability Summit’: “Our goal is to build transparency and continuous improvement with the seafood supply chain”

88 reported unprovoked shark attacks and five fatalities worldwide; UF reports 2017 as “average year”; One attack in England…

Continue reading 88 reported unprovoked shark attacks and five fatalities worldwide; UF reports 2017 as “average year”; One attack in England…

MSC sets out agenda to strengthen assurance model and announces key changes to certification requirements

Continue reading MSC sets out agenda to strengthen assurance model and announces key changes to certification requirements

PUBLISHED: seventh (2017) edition of the biennial Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review

Continue reading PUBLISHED: seventh (2017) edition of the biennial Canadian Aquaculture R&D Review